Fact Sheet for Carthage Historic District
District Name:Carthage
City:CarthageCounty: Leake
Listing Date:25 Jul 2012
Number of Resources:232
District Abbreviation:CRT
Sponsorship:CLG grant
Preparer:David Preziosi, MHT
The Carthage Historic District is composed of 229 buildings, 2 sites, and 1 structure. The district is located in Carthage, Mississippi, in the middle of the state in Leake County. The district encompasses a wide range of building styles and dates of construction, residential, educational, governmental, and religious structures from 1873, the earliest existing structure in Carthage, to 1962, and cemeteries with grave markers dating to 1837. The historic commercial area of Carthage is at the bottom of the district with the residential area spreading mainly north, with a few residences south, east, and west of the commercial area. Architectural styles found in the district include Italianate, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, Neoclassical, Craftsman, Tudor, Art Deco, Art Moderne, Minimal Traditional, Modern, and Ranch. There are three resources in the district previously listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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